Today’s Au Pair: Professional & Specialized

As a Bay Area working mother of six children under the age of 10, I’ve experienced every form of childcare that exists. I’ve also spent more than 20 years working in the au pair industry and have a deep understanding of every aspect of the business. During that time, I’ve seen a lot of improvements

Tips for Welcoming Your Professional Au Pair

Our new families often ask about what they should prepare to welcome their new professional au pair and get the relationship off to a great start. We asked experienced PROaupair Host Families for their tips on how to welcome their professional au pair. Here's what they told us.Welcome your au pair to the neighborhood. Facilitate a gathering

Interview with Susan Asay, CEO & Founder of PROaupair

Boutique au pair agency founder and family PROaupair

When discussing childcare, it all comes down to one main question: can I trust my childcare provider with the health and wellbeing of my children? This is a question that Susan Asay, president and founder of PROaupair, the only au pair agency that specializes in professional au pairs, understands very well. Asay had the same

What is a Professional Au Pair

What is the difference between a professional au pair and a nanny? Professional au pairs are degreed professionals who come to the U.S. on a J-1 visa and work up to 45 hours a week. They are motivated to share their expertise caring for children in exchange for a weekly stipend and the opportunity to